NYSB

Saturday Museum Tours

712A & B Biblical Tours of the Metropolitan Museum of Art

Tour Program

Have you ever wanted to go back in time to see what life was like in Biblical times? Here is your chance! These one-day tours of the Metropolitan Museum of Art will emphasize the Biblical material in this museum. The journey will be divided into two tours to highlight the Old and New Testaments separately.

The Old Testament tour will include the excellent Egyptian gallery and will show the world of Joseph and Moses. The tour will also take in the Assyrian, Babylonian, and Persian collections.

The New Testament tour will be spent mostly in the Greek and Roman wing and will include the Temple of Dendar. The world of Jesus and the missionary activities of the early Church will be viewed.

Saturday, November 9: 9:30 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Saturday, February 29: 9:30 a.m. - 3 p.m.

The Old Testament tour will include the excellent Egyptian gallery and will show the world of Joseph and Moses.  The tour will also take in the Assyrian, Babylonian, and Persian collections.

 

Saturday, November 16: 9:30 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Saturday, March 7: 9:30 a.m. - 3 p.m.

The New Testament tour will be spent mostly in the Greek and Roman wing and will include the Temple of Dendar.  The world of Jesus and the missionary activities of the early Church will be viewed.

 

NOTE: Both tours are tour is open to all who would like to join.  To join the tour group, the cost is $40 per tour, or $70 for both.  Please register at least before 5 business days.  The group size limit is 20.  The group size minimum is 10.

The tour group will meet each Saturday at 9:30 a.m. on the front steps of the main entrance to the Metropolitan Museum of Art, located on 5th Avenue at 82nd Street.  We will break for lunch.  The MMA has a cafeteria that offers a variety of food choices at reasonable prices.

 

 

Tour Instructor

Mr. Gordon Franz will conduct this seminar tour. He has worked on a number of excavations in Israel, including Ketet Hinnon, Tel Lachish, Tel Jezreel, and Hazor. He has also led field trips to Israel, Jordan, Egypt, Greece, Turkey, and Rome.

Tour Registration

Cost: $40 - individual testament tour.

$70 - package deal for both Old Testament and New Testament tours.

Price includes required group admission to the Museum, even for members.

Registration is limited to 20 people

Tour dates are listed above.  Please registrar by the Friday in the week before each tour.  Those attending a tour should meet on the front steps of the MMA by 9:30 a.m. The museum is located on 5th Avenue at 82nd Street.

NOTE: If a group of students or persons, minimum of 10, requests the scheduling of this tour on another date, NYSB will endeavor to make the tour happen.  Please call Billy W. Nelson at 212 975-0170 x123 to discuss scheduling this tour or fill out the inquiry form below.

Tour Inquiry

Please note that this is just an inquiry form, if 10 or more people express interest in this particular Saturday Seminar Tour you will be contacted by NYSB to move forward with registration.

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